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‘Dragon 2′ Hangs in With Hit Comedies

It was crowded at the top for this weekend’s box office results, with the top three features finishing within $5 million of each other in an overall weak weekend for movie ticket ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg,’ ‘Panda,’ ‘Clone’ Top Daytime Creative Emmys

The PBS series Peg+Cat won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards, including the award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series. Meanwhile, DreamWorks/Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Lava’ Short

It’s a sad year for animation fans when there are no features due out from Pixar Animation Studios. But based on a sneak peek offered to journalists in Hollywood this week of ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Finds Exclusive U.S. Home on Amazon Prime

Aardman is coming to Amazon. The U.K.-based animation powerhouse has signed a deal for its content to stream exclusively in the United States on the Amazon Prime Instant Video service. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →
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Malcolm Turner Talks Melbourne Animation Fest

This week, the 2014 Melbourne International Animation Festival (June 19-29) will kick off in the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Animation Magazine caught up with festival director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Turbo FAST’ Races to Daytime Emmy Nom

Emmys voters have long had a reputation of being a bit stodgy and old-fashioned, but that’s been changing with their increasing willingness to nominate shows on streaming services ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Reports Soaring Sales as Expo Opens

Sales of licensed merchandise from animation and VFX-based properties are on the rise and earning big bucks for the companies that own them. With the Licensing Expo now under way in ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC, FremantleMedia Revive ‘Danger Mouse’

Danger Mouse is back! After many years away, one of the most popular animated series in the United Kingdom is set to return to TV screens in a new 52 x 11 min. Series. Commissioned ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity Falls’ Return Set for Aug. 1

Season two of Disney’s popular animated comedy series Gravity Falls, starring Jason Ritter (Parenthood) and Kristen Schaal (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) as Dipper and Mabel ... Continue Reading →